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catalytic converter

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcatalytic converterˌcatalytic conˈverter noun [countable]  SGPTa piece of equipment fitted to a car’s exhaust system that reduces the amount of poisonous gases the engine sends out
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catalytic converterEvery Saab now has a catalytic converter.Then it is combined with hydrogen in a catalytic converter to produce methane gas and water.Budapest is to ban all cars with two-stoke engines from the city centre unless they are fitted with a catalytic converter.Examples used to illustrate the theme included photographic film and a sectioned catalytic converter.All 605s are fitted with a three-way catalytic converter, anti-lock braking system and an ultrasonic alarm as standard.
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